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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lcthbrhlge, Alberta: Monday. November 17, CENTS. Number 2SG Pope, the Served Three Months at Lelhbddge -Jail and That is Enough CLAIMS HIS COUNSEL Argument Before Justice Sim- mons at Medicine Hat Sit- tings of Supreme Court .Medicine Hat. John Sam- uel Pope, mail clerk, who is accused of stealing a package ol registered raail from a bag delivered from Dia- mond City to the mail car at; Kipp en June 23rd lasl, may escape with three months' in gaol as the result of his admitted action. Today in Su- prcme Court before -Mr., Justice Sins- moos, his counsel, 0. S. Illacchard, made a special "auUefois convicted) plea on his W'nnipeg, Man., Nov. Lib- erals of the of Kildtnxi aj'ii St. Andrews, 'immediately north of are hold rig a convenlicn at Scliirk this alierD'lcu to choose a candidate to contest tlif; bye-election on .N'o'vembiT 29, witL.Hoii.'.Bt. ilun- The choice is understood to te LeUrcen J. Willcm, a rising young lawyer oi Winnipeg, and Dr. Koss, ot Selvirk. Premier Sifton Returns From on Natural Resources N-07 ic. -Premier Hon. A'- L' to today after bis visit to Eastern Can- ada, taking in the conference ol pro- vjncia, prmieES hell in Ottawa. Tho registered letters from the mail, stole therefrom the sums of S3QO and' respectively and con- Terted the money ,to his own use. The" plea arises from the incident oi the police courl. Pope was commit-; "ted ior trial on these counts on July 8th and applied for bail. To avoid giving it, the authorities brought in a charge against him of- stealing a 510 cheque from another letter which was in the same package as the three oh which charge- they. could bring on summary- trial.. Pope' ''was'convicted and sentenced to three months in' Lelhbridge gaol.' Counsel loday put witnesses in.the. box to prove that Pone, who admitted the IbHt-oE.the.package .ol letters .from the mail package heg1-hrew. his grip.instead .--of the'clerk insFhirge" ol the ear, .com- mitted onty'one offence, and was pun- ished already for that. Counsel gued that as .the ten dollar'cheque -was part oi the contfnts'.of.o'ne ol the letters in the pack which was stolen all "at once' and tie'accused had r.o kcowledge ol the number of the'several letters, that there had hern only one' action, one ofiencc.and one criminal intent, and that he had convicted and punished for that offence. Judge Simmons rcserred his decision until a later lime during the.present sit- ting of the court. TO THY THK-FKEItiHT KATES CASE million to attend the formal opening of the Provincial Agricultural school! on the demonstration farm there, lie I was accompanied by Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister of agriculture. The premier was "not. very e.vpect- ant regarding the'immediate outcome of the conference 61. provincial prc- wiers, so lar as Al- berta he did not an- ticipate any immediate developments of importance. "I had "the :he said, in -company ..with 'premier Scott, of SaskatchewanY ol. again layirig before .the Premier. of- the Dominion the claims of Alberta -and Saskatchewan to control tbe.irj own natural" re- sources Brandon, Mys., Nov. r-jom- iuation day only five weeks away, Urandoii's iiiunicipal pot is to simmer. For uiayor, Alden.ian Cater and ex-Aldernjau hughes are in the field, Mnyor Fleming hiving announced his intention to retire. K. tJ. Wiswcll, for ward Ine, and Marlatl, lor ward one, are the only two candidates so far announc- ed. Seldom are the issues of any ieforo the Hallway CommlsElon large, enough to need the services or the :ornplete Board o? HaiUay Commis- sioners. They will be gathered to- gether at Ottawa however io try the big freight rates caso this The IESUCS (nclude the rav.-s charged by the companies for the transporta- tion of freight from one province lo anofhtr throughout the whole -Do- minion ofsCanada. The above are from new photographs of ihe full board. Eminent counsel from all parts of Canada be yrese'nl to repre- sent the various provinces, from Brit- ish Columbia to Prince Edward In- land. Municipal Campaign Will be Devoted lo Public Meet- ings This Week regard'to'gran ting-.the prairie p. inces tho control of their natural re- sources, Mr'.- Sifton .said that he hardly expected that Mr.. Bbrd'ea would implement his piomises imme- diately. Medicine Hat, Nov. charge ol procuring for immoral purposes which was laid jigaicsl George N'oble a bank clerk ol this city, was dismissed by .Magistrate Kealy today for lack o! evidence- Tho patents of the girl did not produce'her in courl as a witness and the police in her ahsence had no further backing, they said. It is said that ttc girl arrived in the city test night and is fa the keeping of her not appear, in court.'. TDARCY SCOTT T. CHAIRMAN BIG FBEIfiHTl M- F" 10 W" I y ii it- Report That Steamer Wyoming and Barge Not Confjmed .TejfaB, Nov. 17.-r-The strike.'pf'eoers'tinj employees of iri Tex-" as and ended the, railroad yielded .to .the men tio meet a. ...Federation commEHae four unions" In (lie controversy. The men' were, ordered to. resume work immediately; s.> FOR SAYING THAT .LIBERAL OR- GANIZER BRIBED CANDI- DATE TO QUIT THE FIELD Ottawa, Ont., Nov. su- preme court judgmenls were rendered foHowing Handle vs. appeal dismissed with costs. A Ciirry vs. dismissed. Lerenment Publishing Co. and Chronicle Publishing Co., vs. Letour- neau, appfals dismiss'cd with'costs. This means thai the two papers mentioned will .have to lor stating that J.ctourncau 'bribed Lcdut to retire from the ficM in cast Quebec at the general elections of 1911. Lertcc" was nominated in oppo- sition to Sir Wilfrid Laurier, but dropped out- t GROWS BEST WHEAT J GROWS BEST OATS j Port Huron, .Mich., Nov. formation was received here this fore- noon lhat forty bodies ol sailors who lost their lives in last week's storm disasters on Lake Huron, are being taken to Sacira, Ontario, opposite, this port, from Kincardine, where- they had been washed ashore. 31 any ol the todies arc st-iJI uniden- tified, The slcair.er Wyoming and barge piohably foundered in ihe gale a week ago Sunday on" Lake Huron. Ti.c om'ng pushed-ib's port up-bour.il at' 5.30 on the morning of November 7. I It is tho'.iglil she was near, Sajginau' Bay ttlen the storm Thc-AVj- orning and had a cwiv'.of 23. She was a wooJfn steaTiitr. ovcitnrncd freighter Chas. S. Price, a derelict for more than a. .week, sanV in Late Huron shortljVhp fore 9 "o'clock this morning. The1 re-' port was Ecrcived here by wireless, UuiTalo.S. V., N'ov. Wyom- ing 'Steamship Co., owners -of (he steamer Wyoming reported lost in I.aVe Huron, staled today that' the." vessel was safe at Fhclltr nt Mlly. Pond, I.aVc Supecior. The Wjomlng passed the at 3 o'clock Friday' morning. Word was received from her captain yesterday. AXE Fltnri Aid. Aird will nbt'lic a "canrtitiate for the public works "comniisstoner- ship. A delinitc announcement to that cfiecl was rnadn to tbe Herald this morning. This leaves 15 candidates in the field, there being r.o1 change Saturday. Meetings scheduled [or tbe week are i is si m But it is Only a Rumor and Does Not Tally With Reports LEAVING THE COUNTRY German Gunboat Went to Pro- tect Position Clear Mexico City, Nov. re- port was revived today that Gen- eral Huerta Intends to resign on the convening of cons re is In rtg- uUr setclon on Thursday. it was based on the atlegtd declara- tion of a member of the chamber of depuiiM. Washington, D.C., N'ov. dent Wilson docs not regard the Mes- ican situation.as requiring the clos- ing ol tho American embassy. Dis- cussing VjporU, to.that effect today, 1 he says Mr. O'Shauganessy neither !had neen given hla passports, nor had been told to come back. .While de- tails as to 'persons bad changed, yet the'main circumstances remained sub- as follows School, son and Hardie will speak." Westminster School. Wilson and Hardie.will speak. Wednesday School.! Held under the auspices oil he Citi- tie Pres-.. n r. sens' Ticket. Mayor Hardie and A. ident previously expfissed a toTor. Key. AngUS rlyrm OUCCUmbs.M- Grace will speak on behalf OriaWe vies.-o[ Uie-situation. their candidature. I Take on Board German Fugitives Thursday Central School. I Berlin, Nov. Paul'von- Another relay of 'i-andjdates-vill be' the Gentian'minister'In [invited to speak by the South l.cth-! ico. has ordered the cniislir. Nuren- jhridge association. j burg, noa" on the Pacific coaal'o: ,The mtetiiig called tor .Tnesday jicatlco, to'vroceed .to San BlasVto to Injuries Caused by His Insane Wife .An.e.r, icans who rcaclied Iierc (rom in ENTER DURING THE NIGHT AND TAKE MONEY, GOLD WATCH AND OTHER ARTICLES Ma'gralh, N'ov. forced an entrar.te into the. Majrath Trad- ing company's store here last rifht, 'relieved the cash register of its con- bracelet and nmcrous" other smaller articles, aad made their getaway .without being.seen, or leaving a clue of any description. 'A window in the side of tho store was'broken open this inominfi and articles ol clothing and merchandise strewn all over tl.e f oor. The. police thave the matter in hand, but 'as yet fpimd no traces of the identity ol the thiel or Ihiovcs. It is believed tlmt some transient or vagrant was 'the perpetrator. Flynn ware store at eight' miles" dencc ar.d from now on wln ari cast of .Coronation, acliie figure in tho campaign. Mr. Tuesday his wife was seued with Grace to hc bc_ a Tiolcnt allack ofinsanity. With an [Orc the campaign" is'linishcd While. axe' she killed baby daughter and his ability is tr.own. to'all older resi- declared lhat lhe when Flynn inteiferc-d, he was struck cf ].cthhrifec, 'the newcomers I ils raost acute stage. A-num- several times with, the same weapon, are not so well acquainted with him bcr of concerns here, whose He was bioucht here for treatment and Jlr Grace vitl endeavor lo over' headquarters are 'hare -re-' and Mrs. Flynn was taken to Cal- jgary. While in the custody of an officer on the C.X.R. train Flynn jumped through a window while the train was moving rapidly, but escaped serious injury. She is held .on a charge of murder, but will probably he committed to the Pon- Cal come any obstacle this may have raised against him...... T41TINOER Cljrtiholm, Alfa., winner of All- Cinadlan prize for w'ncat at the f-ind and Apple Show, JUPGE ILL AND COURT 'IS DELAYED Owing to the Illnesc of. His Lordship Judge Stuart, in gary, Ihere be no civil sit- tings of the Supreme Court here until Thursday, November 20. The regular sittings were to" have commenced tomorrow morn. Ing, asy.lum without trial. UNION. FIREMEN IN THE TEX- TILE MILLS 'AT RENCE, MASS., ARE ON STRIKE What is the population of Lelh- That is just- what.tbe police department are going to- find out. Commencing Ihis morning, Sergeant Bruce, C. Tallon and P. C. will spend the next- -two- weeks in canvassing Hie city. The iniornufion wanleil is Number of bous'c, natrte of tenant, number ol inmates, and the religious prctprcrice rl each.' The .ministerial association request that cacli Icnaht or householder lend coived cabled Instructions to t'.jnd'tho women and children of tbe employees oul or tbe iedefai capital. A man ar- rived from Vera Cniz last, night who claimed lo be a. messenger from; John Ltnd, with what 'authority was not' known, and who. urged tbe Immediate departure o( all Americans, men, -wo- men and children. t All tbe ministers ot foreign trite aib still here, and It li not anti- cipated that any of then "will leave their posts, 'erea la. citoa of iatsr- vention. Admiral von HinUe, tbe German rr-'nisterj declares that he bt- lievc-d there was no reaaon for an K- icty. A plan Is ibeing he Eiici. "by which armed i.iterventiou will Buj'jly be POSITION OLEAB Jlexico City, Nov. Sir .Lionel Cariien, ibc Urltish minister, loday, again the support giv- WINMIPEQ'S ASSISTANT ENGIN- EER LOSES HIS I SEIZED LIVE V.I.RE W'nnireg, City Enzinccr liuss-.ll Wilson was .electrocuted at 2.30 today while on a trip of ins'ccf'on over thr. city pipe, lins six miles nollh ol the city. Coroner Rogers will in all prob- Carudlan ffr.t pf.lK.for oats' and 'ability hnld 3n invest. second (or barrey 3t the Wil-on scircii hold ol a live wire Land and Apple ,carrying at well Jfo. ARTHUR PERRY Of Cardslon, Alfa., winner of (he All licrlin, Nov. Ferdinand of Utilgaria, ivliu arrived today in Co- down, owing: to the law, which pro- hurg, is passing through such a cris- hibits the operation-of a mnnulactnr- is, riCCording to well inlormed circles inr, for more than one in t'oburg and Berlin, tlmt Ms abdi-.wceV without- licensed firemen. The eury assistance possiWe to the offlc- l.awrenee, Mass.. N'ov. Therm- crs to the latlcr. H jy Britain lo the policy 'ol ion firemen in the TeMilc Mills in.nol'cd ltla11 nn religious ccn-hhe. administration at Washlngtoa by. this .city, struck loday, In pursuance. I maV- result, can j causing a notification to be sent to of the less their day were granted them. Men went to the mills this niorninff, slatted th.e fires, then' walked oul. The strikers number about -ISO. Should llic stride be long continued, It tbe mills employing 000 men would be forced to shut ity, struck loday, in maj.resuM., ana ruwsei.oidfrs can causing a notification to he sent to' ir'vole yesterday to strike making it accurate jail [Jritish through thecon'-' heir demands for an eight-hour and complete. jn Of the republic, a'd-" of the throne in bvor of Ms firemen have heretofore worked 12 of the Ci DUD SEAI Ufgina, vising thtm of ihe strvnl.by. John Lind ori PrtsMcnt, ini; ordering them lhat they be ready at a moment's to leave for places of bafcty. Those in' outlying- places1 atJviserf to gather. '-in l.irgc ctntrcs, where escape from.the country can be more easily piished. J. Sir Lionel Garden is said; to havi Nov. ifpcal !givcn Nelson O'Shaugbnessy, the Am-" clreiion cafe, was'crican assurance's on son is possible even probable. hours a day and seven days'a week. dismissed tiy the court ol appeals' instruclidns from his government, of. The King is residing incognito voting tu strike, the union rc-j this morning on the grounds that" to Uritish support ol President Wilson's I'.ilacc in Coburg, He spent this jccleJ n compromise offered from the sustain would only reinstate Ag'n'ew, morning in prayer his ancestors. at jjivc: e! -c! 2 sixty hour wccV, and MarKny ivniilrl not tc' benefltteJ. 'j with two days off in seven. Itall retains his THE GRAVEYARD OF INLAND NAVIGATION, showing the location of various reported wrecks following the storms of Sunday 4ad Monday, XOY. Hb nod 10th, on the Great I altitude toward Mexico. DETERMINED General Huerta reiterated t_ lhat he continued to be the ol the Mexican government and the fact that ke'tqok'ag step toward prevent- Ing thellMiigufatioii ot the new con- demanded by the'United States, was constmd at the; embassy and as .indicative- of be'expected in the (ulorc. The'representatives ot'many of the .to be-, lleve fiener.il tluerta.has brought fairs to siKh a point that drastic ae-, lion maj' be necessitated." n'oi I shall not General shall con- tinue, just.as I have been put-forth niy best efforfs..-'fo'brhg about the pacification.of the.country', and thus fulfil the Baking office.11 ;